Stopping at Matera

Matera is called in Italian “la Citta dei Sassi”. Meaning “City of Stones.” However that definition is misleading. The historical name “Sassi” means the two districts; the Sasso Barisano, which looks to the north-west on the edge of the cliff; and the Sasso Caveoso, which looks to the south. The two ”Sassi”, Barisano and Caveoso, […]

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